Our menu

sushi stripOur menu changes daily and uses produce from the Organiclea Box Scheme and Market Stall.

We are passionate about using surplus and reducing food waste.
Please come inside to find what’s for lunch today, displayed on our menu board or follow us on twitter @hornbeamcafe and facebook Hornbeam Cafe.

Wholesome lunches made from locally grown seasonal, organic ingredients from £2 for snacks – £5.80 for large plates

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Here are some sample menus:
Mushroom, chestnut & lentil soup with fresh bread £3.50
Home made ciabatta, garlick-y tomato sauce and hummus £3.80/£5
Leek & turnip quiche, Hawkwood leaves with beetroot, sesame and chili £3.80/£5

panzanella (roast peppers, tomatoes, basil & bread salad), leaf salad & tabbouleh £3.80/£5
focaccia with stuffed baked tomatoes & courgettes (thyme, almonds, garlic & chilli) £3.80/£5
chilled roast aubergine & tahini soup with crusty bread and roast pepper salsa £3.50

minestrone with pumpkin and roasted walnut pesto £3.50
roast spiced parsnip mash with Kashmiri style red bean curry £3.80/£5
onion focaccia with chard and potato pie and salad £3.80/£5

majadara (Middle eastern lentils and rice) with crunchy Winter salad £3.80/£5
‘frittata’ – tofu and chickpea patties with tomato sauce and greens £3.80/£5
spicy split pea soup with harissa £3.50

>>other savouries and snacks
We also have home made savoury snacks, vegan sausage sandwiches and toast with jams and spreads. All our bread is made by our chefs or the Hornbeam Bakers’ collective.

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>>cakes etc
We have a wide and daily-changing selection of cakes, muffins, truffles, pies and biscuits

teas, coffees, soft drinks, wine, beers, cider and spirits are available.

Main meals served 12-3 on weekdays and 12-4 on Saturdays.

All food is dairy and egg free (with lots of gluten-free/nut-free items), but we offer milk and soya milk for coffee and tea.

We use organic vegetables from local growers, and follow a sustainable, ethical sourcing policy, supporting fairtrade, local and organic products.

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Community cafe, event space and environment centre // 458 Hoe Street, Walthamstow, E17 9AH // 020 8558 6880